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  1. Thread: AFV Questions

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    ^^^^Words of wisdom. Having gone through the...

    ^^^^Words of wisdom. Having gone through the process of tuning my 04 XB12S (which entailed a lot of reading, rereading, and asking questions to the point that I thought I got it), I still made...
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    How well do the glassless mirrors work? Also...

    How well do the glassless mirrors work? Also wondering how the wear or stay reflective over time?
  3. Thread: New friend

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    Always been curious about the beast and how it...

    Always been curious about the beast and how it compares. More HP, torque, electronics but how about handling? Love that I can do nearly all my own maintenance on my 04 XB12S. How easy is maintenance?
  4. What is this evil magic?

    What is this evil magic?
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    Bought the kit and did the replacement several...

    Bought the kit and did the replacement several years ago after similar problems. One of the best, most professionally made, and well laid out instructions of any repair, mod, or upgrade I have done...
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    ^^^^^^^ ditto. Next time I do brake pad...

    ^^^^^^^ ditto. Next time I do brake pad replacement I know what I will order and who I will order from. Thanks Barrett :up:
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    Crap! Glad you are okay. Bikes can be replaced...

    Crap! Glad you are okay. Bikes can be replaced but you canít. Had to have been a heck of a save.

    Regarding Hawk, I posted the following back in 10/19 ď FYI. I gave Randy a call this summer with a...
  8. Thread: Spastic tach

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    Removed the gauge cluster and did ^^^. Did a...

    Removed the gauge cluster and did ^^^. Did a visual inspection but no bad solder joints visible as far as I could tell. Checked continuity along SMC board from pink wire pin to stepper motor and no...
  9. Thread: Spastic tach

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    I know ^^^^ and have been trying to narrow down...

    I know ^^^^ and have been trying to narrow down instead of randomly throwing parts and $$$ at it. Started two years ago but haven't had much time over the last 18 months while stuck working longer...
  10. Thread: Spastic tach

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    Thanks Cooter. I feel like Bill after chasing...

    Thanks Cooter. I feel like Bill after chasing this issue. If your suggestion fixes it then I will stop complaining about you crawling up my skirt, or just complain a little less.
  11. Thread: Spastic tach

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    Spastic tach

    My tach works fine until I have been riding for a while and then starts spastically bouncing around above 3k rpm. I have checked and cleaned all grounds, did a quick check for worn wires, checked the...
  12. Thread: Buell Is Back!

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    Good point Cooter. Change happens. How many of...

    Good point Cooter. Change happens. How many of those brands were bought and run by a company like LAP and the lack of experience in the business and engineering that made us fall in love with our...
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    "Buell" is back but without Erik

    Just read this https://www.roadracingworld.com/news/erik-buell-sets-the-record-straight/

    Wishing Erik all the best with Fuell and feel for him and the use of his name by Melvin.
  14. Thread: Buell Is Back!

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    I am curious to what extent these new "Buell"...

    I am curious to what extent these new "Buell" models will follow and build on Erik's work and where the funding is coming from. Will they really be "Buells" or just use the name? Does Melvin have...
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    South of Fort Worth. I have run into a few who...

    South of Fort Worth. I have run into a few who knew what she was, then there are those who have no idea. Good to know of another Bueller in North Texas.
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    Barrett, I found the part # but could not find...

    Barrett, I found the part # but could not find one in stock in the dealership network. I ended up ordering a used one on eBay so I don’t have to splice the wires and can just plug and play. Thanks...
  17. Thread: RH scoop info

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    I always wondered what Erik’s reasoning was for...

    I always wondered what Erik’s reasoning was for the asymmetrical scoops. At one time considered finding matching scoops but decided that they are one of the many things that makes a Buell a Buell.
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    Rear brake switch

    The original rear brake switch on my 04 XB12S has bit the dust. Looked online and did not have much luck locating one other than used, which can be a crap shoot. Anyone have a good one they are...
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    Yes, welcome fellow Texan. Not sure how many of...

    Yes, welcome fellow Texan. Not sure how many of us are out there and it is a big state. I can count on one hand the number of Buells I have seen in the Fort Worth area over the ten years
    I have...
  20. Thread: Scored

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    Congrats. I am eyeing one myself. A guy that...

    Congrats. I am eyeing one myself. A guy that lives in my neighborhood has one that he is thinking about selling and he told me if he does that I will have first dibs since I have a Buell and take...
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    Mine is worth more to me than I would every get...

    Mine is worth more to me than I would every get for it. Will keep it and someday, when I have the time, money, and second Buell, plan to do a full restore.
  22. Cooter, I would vote for you as moderator out of...

    Cooter, I would vote for you as moderator out of the shear humor and delight it would bring. If I ever found myself Buelless, I would still check out BuellXB just to get my Cooterisms fix.

    On...
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    I feel you. We moved to the Fort Worth area about...

    I feel you. We moved to the Fort Worth area about 10 years ago and bought my Buell soon after. The best I can say for North Texas is finding some back roads with twisties. Before Texas, and four...
  24. Rear Brake Reservoir elbow connecting remote reservoir hose

    I pulled my rear wheel to replace my tire, wheel bearings, and belt on my 04 XB12S. In the process the plastic elbow connecting the remote reservoir hose the rear master cylinder broke, see attached...
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    Nice work! I also am a fan of the headers. On my...

    Nice work! I also am a fan of the headers. On my someday list is to get that done along with my Hawk exhaust. I know a guy with a XB9SX with 4k miles who is thinking about selling it and approached...
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